North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Tar River Academy.

1850-1851 - Private Acts - Chapter CXCIII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1850-1851 - Pages 525-526.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That James A. Russell, William Clement, Allen Waller, Joseph Gooch, James C. Cazart and Lewis P. Allen, be, and they are hereby declared a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The Trustees of Tar River Academy;" and by that name shall have succession and a common seal; and shall have power to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded in any court of law in this State; and to acquire, purchase, have and hold all such lands and tenements, chattels and monies as may be necessary for the use of said academy, according to the will of the donor or donors thereof.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to fill all vacancies which may occur in their number by death or other cause, and to pass such laws and regulations as shall be necessary for the government and good morals of said institution.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified 28th January, 1851.

David S. Reid, Governor
James C. Dobbin, Speaker of the House of Commons
Weldon N. Edwards, Speaker of the Senate

Office of the Secretary of State, April, 1851.

I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North Carolina,
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in this Pamphlet
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of this State, at its late session.

William Hill, Secretary of State

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